Sean Lee is a Managing Director in the San Francisco office of Diversified Search, where he works primarily in the Healthcare, Life Sciences, Consumer and Retail, Education, and Nonprofit sectors. With more than 10 years of global search experience, he has successfully completed leadership searches for organizations facing changing business climates and significant transformation. He joined the firm in 2018.
Prior to joining Diversified Search, Lee was Head of Executive search at Blue Shield of California, a $17 billion healthcare organization. Lee most recently worked as Head of Talent Acquisition for Marin Health, a health system based in the Northern California. Lee’s in-house experience on both the payor and provider side focused on innovative leadership that leveraged disruptive technologies and services to transform the healthcare ecosystem.
Lee began his search career in 2009 as a Managing Director at at a global boutique search firm headquartered in Singapore. Based in the U.S. and Asia-Pacific, his clients included large integrated healthcare systems and multinational corporations in the consumer and hospitality industries. Throughout his search career, Lee has worked with numerous organizations undergoing mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Lee continues to serve both domestic and global private equity and venture capital clients as an executive search partner to their portfolio companies.
Prior to his search career, Lee worked in fundraising for the University of California, Davis, his alma mater.